Category: Power

Nigeria approves Siemens 25,000 Mw power expansion contract

Modupe ASUDO LAGOS-THE Federal Government of Nigeria has approved Siemens’ pre-engineering contract to commence work on the significant expansion of Nigeria’s electricity transmission and distribution network and also generation capacity. The pre-engineering contract forms...

Sahara Power to increase funding for capacity development

    Gbenga KOSOKO LAGOS-IN an effort to boost professionalism the management of Sahara Power, owners of Egbin Power plant have restated its commitment to sustained human capital development investment in Nigeria’s power sector as this...

Poor metering: NERC to sanction Discos from October

Gbenga KOSOKO ABUJA-POWER distribution companies that fail to provide meters for all maximum demand customers on their networks not later than the last quarter of this year will be sanctioned, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory...

Power generation to increase by 2,000mw, says Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says power generation will increase this year by 2,000 Mega watts. This is contained in a statement by Etore Thomas, Assistant Director (Press), from the ministry...

NERC, Reps differ on Feb 1 power tariff hike

ABUJA-THE Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, and the House of Representatives have remained resolute on their different opinions regarding the take-off of the new electricity tariff, scheduled for February 1. The Chairman House Committee...